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Ladies Fine Navy, Black, Brown, VERY STYLISH. Offered at Most Reasonable Prices, at GEAND SPECTACLE. Gorgeous Night Parade ia Honor of Columbus. Historical Events Portrayed in Elaborate Tableaux at New York —The Floats Described. TJIF, PAGEANT. NEW Yor.iv,.; Oct. 13. — Electricity furnished the-main features of the street pageant Wednesday night. Incandescent .and arc lamp's turned Broadway and Ejfih avenue into blazing- pathways of light for the hundreds of thousands who were banked along 1 the route of the parade. Globes of fire swung across the intersecting-streets and turned- black night into dazzling day as far as the eye could see up and down the two great highways. Route and Order oftlio Xiglit Parade. The route of the parade was up Broadway to Fourth street, west round Washing-ton square, to Fifth venue,, to Fourteenth s'treet, to Fourth venue, to Seventeenth street, to Fifth venue,.to 'Fifty-ninth street. First came a platoon of mounted po- ice. The police escort was followed by i body of . bicyclists 1,000 strong-, each earing -a, flag 1 and lantern, and led by A. A: Zimmerman, The cyclists rod'e at work showing the whole process ot printing- a newspaper. Official .pro- grammes were distributed as souvenirs from this car as it rolled alone the route. Following- the press car came the car of "Music," the car of "Science," the,car of "Poetry and Romance," and then came a car which won probably more applause than any otherin the parade. It was the car of • -'.'The.....American Woman," and was. intended''to show the supremacy of American women over those of all other parts of the world. The supremacy was shown by a beautiful maiden sitting in a rocking- chair on cop of the glob<T, :upids offering her hearts and garlands lyiag at her feet. Another large ban- BANDITS AT WOKK [ OVEB THE STATE. Two Masked Bobbers Loot an Express Car in Kansas. The Event Occurs Near the Scene of the Recent Dalton Tragedy—Only a Small Sum Secured. WILER & WISE 315 Fourth Street. THE PROGRESS Manhattan Slirts, MILLER & GHROTY, HflTS, The Progress. The Progress. PRESENTS FOR THE BOYS. TAILOR MADE CLOTHING. THE PROGRESS. | THE PROGRESS. STRICTLY ONE PRICE. twelve abreast and formed a column at least a mile and a half long. After the,.-wheelmen -came twelve heralds mounted . on white steeds and preceding Col;• John- G. Garnett, the grand marshal /and his aids, who were dressed in the uniform of the Austrian guards, silver hemlets, white plumes, white, tunics, cuirasses of steel, gold epaulettes, white doeskin riding pants, black shining top boots, spurs, heavy cavalry swords and gauntlets. Following the grand marshal was the banner of fame, and then came the twenty, historical cars or floats. The "car of fame" led the long line, and was followed by a band of prehistoric Americans, In this car the winged deity "Fame" was represented as flying over the western hemisphere to announce to all nations the advent of the Columbian celebration. After this group came another banner and "the car of the stone age," or prehistoric Indians. -.This prehistoric car was surrounded-.by early inhabitants of this continent, while others were represented as fighting with giant turtles, bears and snakes. Cur of the Sun Worshipers. Float Ko. S was the car of the sun worshipers/ The Toltec sun worshipers were seen in tbo act of sacrificing a victim at the foot of a smoking pyramid, whiJe near burning altars of in- ccnso Aztec warriors were supposed to be worehipiug- the irenlus of the sun. The baud of the Tivulfth regiment fol' lowed. . Tire. fourth <k>:it-was entitled, Victory of Ganins. MU! was presented by the lcadm;,''ltr!.li:in society of this city, by whom it was escorted. Ihe status <u (.'uiurabus car came next, represent »;>• ;,,-image to Columbus as hi! is giv.eu.u by history and fame. On the from of the car was seated America v.-:i;i Spain and Italy on cither hand. The Fourteen (.h rogicient band followed, and thiiiv -,-ne a group representing Cortcz, r->.a.!-ro, Amerigo Vespucci, Poaiie.-Ki !,<:••.i. Cabot aud other great mariaiM-s,. Trowing- came a ^'nts. then the cor- .i.uaud and Queen ner and a group of sailors caroe nest, after which the car of "The Oceans" was admired by all. This car was followed by Columbia's ship of state,' by more banners, by more music and by "The Battalion of Progress." Xhe Hydra or JUghtnlng. Last and not least of the beautiful floats came the car of Electricity. This masterpiece was labeled the "Hydra of Lightning, Controlled by the Genius of Edison." It was 30 feet long, was drawn by ten horses and was illuminated by 3,000 electric lights. By the words mentioned, "The Hydra of Lightning Controlled by the Genius of Edison," appeared a giant monster head filled with electric lights; By lines of miniature incandescent lights thirty beautiful young girls -in", metallic costumes stood on a "revolving disk and reflected the thousands of lights on the float. In the -center of this group was a globe with long latitudinal lines marked in electric lights. It is safe to say that such a magnificent float has never before been seen, and the applause with which it was greeted showed it was appreciated by all. HOMESTEAD EVACUATED. The State Troops Strike Their Tonts and Leave tho Sheriff In Charge. HOMESTEAD, Pa., Oct. 13.—The military espionage that has been kept over this town for ninety-five days came to an end at 10 a- m. Almost the entire population of .the 'town gathered to witness the departure of the militia, but there was no demonstration ^of any kind. At 10 o'clock every vestige of the cam p. was removed, and the men marched to Munhall Station and boarded the special train which was in waiting., .After.,the;departure of the troops the crowd disappeared and the town took on Its wonted _ quiet Gen.. -Wylie . said that, while no further trouble was anticipated, the troops would be held in readiness, and should circumstances require they would quickly return to Homestead. Sheriff McCleary : s force of deputies now numbers thirty men. Mr. Frick visited'the works,, but As-, clined to be interviewed. Fatally Shot. KOKOMO, Ind., Oct. IS.—James Kelly, a wood enameler of this city, was probably fatally shot on a Lake Erie special train while returning from the Peru barbecue. One bullet cut through his right hand and the second entered his left side. Surgeons have probed for the ball, but without success, and his condition, is critical. His assailant is unknown. "He marched through the oat- carrying a revolver and shot at random. It is said he left the train at Bennett's switch. HELD up. WICHITA, Kan., Oct IS.— Train No. iS2, east bound, on the Missouri Pacific railroad, was held up and the Pacific express car was robbed by masked men just outside of Caney, Kan., at 10:30 o'clock Wednesday night, but, as all the express money was transferred at Conway Springs, the outlaws cannot have secured much booty. As the train was leaving Caney a man mounted the front platform of the combination 'baggage and express car and from there climbed over the tender. As Engineer Eggieston stopped his train between the switches the robber covered him and the fireman with, revolvers and ordered them to pull out further. When the whistling- post was reached a second member of the gang was in waiting, and as soon as the engine and express car had been uncoupled the engineer was again ordered to go ahead. In a deep cut, half a mile out of Caney, the train was brought to a standstill, and at the point of their revolvers the outlaws forced the engine crew to open the express car. Express Messenger J. N, Maxwell, seems to have been unprepared for resistance, as he opened up his safe and delivered what money he had. The robbers then fired a few shots through the car, hitting no one, however, and left. Superintendent Harding thinks there must have been at least three men implicated in the robbery. It is thought the men were the same who last week held up tho station agent at Sedan, Kan. Didn't Get Much. Both robbers wore heavy black masks and their clothing was spattered with mud, indicating that they were mounted and had ridden hard. The express messenger claims he does not know the value of the booty secured. The express officials and railway men at different points along the line claim that the robbers did not secure $500, if, indeed, they got that amount. When the train reached Tyro the watchman was told of the robbery, but no effort was made to get a posse and pursue the robbers. This morning the railway people sent a squad of officers to Tyro and will begin an active search for the men. GOOD The Progress body of Spanish tegc of King F Isabella, tlie Sp back, then a. in Santa Marir.. <i;x The Pnriuu) . ;; . Was also wcil :•<•-,;; a • Puritan-W-V-;...Priscilla tot!, . :; and other r-!•"-.... , A group i-' ',,. . tractor! a";- .'. ... Kentucky Blood Xs up. Lomsvir,:LE, Get 13.—The Louisville Times, alter the Courier-Journal the znost important newspaper in this state, advises editorially that -Kentucky abandon all idea of an exhibit at the world's fair. This advice is based on the nomplications that have arisen duo to politics, official disputes and questionable legislation, • rendering-the $100,000 appropriation unavailable \intil after recourse is taken to the courts, together with the criticisms that have been made upon Congressman Breckinridge by the Chicago press and public- JUyiicUert. j CHABI.OTTEVII.liK, Vn., Oct. IS.—Phil I Young, tho negro who shot Walter Glass (white), was taken from Palmyra jail^OMesday and lynched. The lynch- in}? was done so quietly that it was no* known natil Wednesday morning when the body was found dangling to a tree* • !i court on norsc- 1 of the caravel - i^o.i came next . . 1 i; represented •i::'.m Alden and '.".in same horse, Hla Injuries BKAZU, Ind., Oct IS.— John Gallagher, a receat candidate for county "recorder, fell down a Bhaft Tuesday and fractured his skull. His injuries are pronounced fatal by his attending physician. The Mexican board of charities has imported SSCO,000 worth of corn in tho month past andaold it at cost to th» •nfferiny people. A S£0,OOO Blaze at Sew Tbrit, YOBS, Oct. IS.—The Scanlan Asphalt Company's factory and James Smith's five-story ladder factory, two buildings occupying half a bloak on West Fifty-first street, between Eleventh and Twelfth avenues, were destroyed by fire. The total loss will aggregate S50.000, well covered by insurance. - iL.-.ts cext at- '•ur Lhorn carce '•• -f -rs, as well model of the .yiiiytl v/ithin Viic car was r-y ajid army viio. forty-four , by as many •ior navalre- '." .u : the line of Mty-first regi- representing Linsoln and f behind them .dard and the Tempered a Peace QUEBEC, Can., Oct 13.—Blacksmith Allard, oi Levis. who has discovered the secret of tempering copper, has tempered a piece of aluminium. The test was made at the demand of a Kew York firm. Abbe I/afiamme, the renowned scientist, examined the tempered metal, and gave Allard a certificate to the effect that the aluminium was tempered as hard assjteelcould be. NEWS FOR SETTLERS. Brule River Kallroad Application for Michigan Ponlnsnlar tand« Rejected. WASHIXGTOS, Oct IS.—Acting Commissioner Stone has rejected the application of the Brule River Eailroad Company to select 60,000 acres of I land in the upper peninsular of Michigan and directs the register and receiver at Marquette to receive entries therefor. This action will be good news to settlers, as it relieves from suspension a large number of home- stea'd and other entries, under which applications have been peading before the general land office for many years. Other applications for selections by the company are in process of adjustment. I TelegrrapMc News from VariotnR Towna in Indiana. Tried to Rob tfto Depot. led., Oct. IS.—An effort was made at an early hour Wednesday morning to rob the Monon depot at Harrodsburg while no one but Kignt, Operator W. A. Siddons was on duty. Siddons was lying on his table and heard some one walk into the waiting- room, but thought nothing of it until the robber tried to break the office door, in. He then fired one shot, bringing a howl from the robber. Siddons at the same time blew his light out The operator then fired another shot and the robber made his escapa. The supposed robber was arrested in Bedford and lodged in Jail here. H<* givas his name as David Donnelly, i from Chicago. He was seen loafing- around the streets in this city. The man was identified by Siddons. :The depot is in a very lonely spot, being far removed from any habitation. Donnelly referred to John Eippley, a saloonkeeper on Cottage grove avenue^ and to a Mr. Hutton who, he says, has charge of the teams at the world's fair. Xorthn-ost Indiana Conference. TERRE HAUTE, Ind., Oct. 13.—Tho first session of the forty-first annual Northwest Indiana conference convened Wednesday morning at Centenary church. Bishop J. JS T . Fitzgerald, assisted by the presiding elders, administered the sacrament, of the Lord's Supper, Eev. H. M. Middleton, presiding elder of the Crawfordsville district read his report It showed a large increase in membership, and that a large reduction had been made in the church debt. The preachers in the district then submitted their reports, showing the amount of collections during" the year for missionary work and for various funds. Key. B. M. Wood, presiding elder of the Greencastle district reported that several , new churches are in process of erection ^ and that the church debt is being ra- "* ! " duced and that Methodism is in a prosperous condition in this district 13 XCKTOC* Rill Each NASHVILLE, Term., Got IS.—At Gaineaboro, during the progress of a negro demonstration, three negro men had a fight and all three of them -were killed. The manner and details of the trouble are not known. ' found D<jad In Hb Boom. . qEsoxsAtr, Oct, is.—C. W. TVebber a traveling salesman for a PhiUdel- ' phia firm, was found dead Wednesday in his room at Hunt's hotel, on Foun- • tain Bquare. He had committed siii-• cide. i "Li' showv In fruiiv ported I),-, hind " I-: •will anu of Cr>n),r;»--.;.:.;,, ner ana Con ;V.-i-:jj; <iOrtea !/v lft-_- V,;(_si gnards, the "i>V, S ii!a_ and the l»V~i.Ki!.Jur >-c< the scout^ vvv;v Uie , trllJCSOa -!K/r:,.-:Kw-k Indians andi.-.oiu-cv in Jjne, and i ci^the world, sap: bc- « ' "««•. Good- •t>v ,"ht.-n came aaii t, .-. ;4 b odv : E'iiuease ban- -.-t<-j3 and staff, es- v , r is>: Continental "".'• i-ight infantry j.-s Coming-after Wjs. of the allied -.i.:i ;J> C Q 4' body of I..i^j« banner. Official!}- Out, WASHINGTON, Oct. 13.— Postmaster General Wanamaker addressed a letter to S. A. WhUfield acknowledging the receipt of his resignation as first assistant postmaster general, in which he expressed the president's appreciation of the ability and Sdelitv with which Mr. Whitfleld had discharged the duties of his office, .and added his personal and profound regret. '• .'...— . - i Drought Killed Thousands or Cattle. ' j SAX AXTOXIO, Tex., Oct. is. —Freight I Following v:^ 3a%s mtntkraed banner ! wasther^roJ >he press." The press was represented l,y H be;;x:tifal woman, diessedioii black, cotniug: oat of an ink bottle. J She heid a weathervane in her hand .and was snrrosaded by peons. Behind her a number of winters -were officials of the San Antonio and Aransas Pass railvray say that 300 carloads of bones have been shipped frpni Alice station, representing the death during the late drought of 150 r OOO head of ca£ tie in that immediate vicinity. Similar shipments have been made from other j, stations on the road. Fell Dead oa tha Street, . Mich., Oct. 13.—Dr. J. g." Allen. a 7iss»h physician of iNeg-au- nee, dropped de«3 on thestreet Wednesday nig-ht A botfltf sontamin§- chloral was found in his pcelfct. It is not known whether- he committed suicide or had taken a dose to quiet his nerves. He had been drinking heavilr. of late. He was. 4D years old and leaves a wife. Wheat injured by the WeeWL' T-, CAETEAGE, 111, Oct IS.—It has bean discovered that the weevil in countless numbers has invaded the wheat bins of farmers in various portions of this county, and, as a result, thousands of bushels' of wheat have been thrown upon the martet ly them at a reduced price. Financial Tronblo Causes Suicide. PITTSBURGH, Pa., Oct 13. — Louis Marx, of the,, firm of Mars Bros., of McKeesport, Pa., shot and killed himself Wednesday morning. Financial troubles form the supposed cause. He was S4 years old. His firm had one of the leading clothing houses in McKeesport, but failed a few days ago. Marx Bros, also have a large store in Hunt- iagton, Ind. Their Salaries Are Increased. ST. Lows, Oct. 13.— Matters in the Missouri Pacific telegraphers' situation have so far shaped themselves that an agreement is expected to be signed at onc«. The schedule is said to increase the salaries in nearly every office on the line and to place the aggregate increase per annum in tho neighborhood of 8150,000. Honey and Jeivcls stolen. CHICAGO, Oct 13.— Three hundred dollars in cash and diamonds valued at £-:j,4GO Trere stolen from the chamber of Mrs. Catherine Post, 1429 Michigan avenue, Wednesday night- Mrs. Post occupies apartments at the Clinton flats, and was out for a drive when tie robbery was committed. A Quarryman's Awnu jp-ate. JETTEBSONTILI-E, Ind., Oct. is.— While superintending a ganjr of quarrymen Wednesday morning at the Clark county cement mills near Sellersburg George McCurley met with a fatal accident, caused by a ledge of rock falling and burying him completely from view. McCurley was wedged between two massive stones, and he was only extricated from bis perilous position by the aid of derricks to lift tha weight from off his body. His sufferings were- so intense that he asked to be killed before being taken to his home. He died a short time after reaching his residence. Found Guilty of .fraud. Or.DsviLLE, Ind., Oct'13 __ Tha jury in the celebrated conspiracy case returned a verdict Wednesday evening finding that N. J. Clodf elter had en. tered into a conspiracy with the stockholders of the Crawfordsville Creamery Company to defraud Sbarpless & Co., the Chicago creamery supply men, oi $7,000, There are similar suits pending; and it places N. J. Clodfelter, who is well known as the Wabash valley ' author and poet, in a bad light. Tho other members of the stock company arc wealthy and prominent citizens, and the affair causes not a little comment Afflicted with Glanders. HASIMOJTD, Ind., Oct L3*~ The health authorities hi this city are thoroughly aroused over the arrival Wednesday morning of a- carload of old platers and mules that were consigned to W. C. Man»hall, of this city. Some of the horses were dead, having died from exhaustion; others were down in the car, while the half- dosen or so that were able to stand • were kicking the life out of the unfortunates. Dr. Mullen, after making' a superficial examination, gives it as hi* opinion that at least two of the horses. were afflicted with glanders, Xtd3.it for Erplorsrs. WASHIKOTOS, Oct. IS.— The medals authorized by fhe act of congress oi ' September 30, 1690, for the officers of IhS Jeannette arctic relief expedition were presented Wednesday. Of the ten officers bu£ iird sre living— Commodore Melville and & S. Jfewcomb, naturalist The medals for the dead Trill be presented to their families. . ra.iauv jsoraea at a xjoonrc^ OTTAWA, HI, Oct 13.— The old daughter of George Doyle, Manager of the Ottawa driving: park, died during the night from bnms received while playing- around a bonfire.: TTTO Thousand 3Ltner» Strike. Mosso.v, France, Oct 13—In the Bor- inage district 2,000 coal miners have struck in order to obtain a raise in their Fixed at OSO.OOO. "' KOKOMO, Ind., Oct. 13.— The, W. G, Fisher safe and range works' of this. city made a voluntary assignment- Wednesday. The liabilities are estimated at $56,000. The assets, it is saiO, will hardly reach half this amount Eichard Euddell was made assignee. W, G-. Fisher is a manufacturer of Cincinnati who recently encountered large .financial losses. Much of the stock of the company was owned in that city. The company will be reorganized antf the works will coatiaue in operation, Indlan'Troops Massacred- CALCUTTA, Oct 18,— A massacre. of native Indian troops attached to the British forces is reported in the Chin hills. A company of natives fell into ambcsh aad wei-e overpowered by a large body of Chins. Seventeen of the •> natives were killed." } A Hotel la Ashc*. ' ' BABTI.ON-, L. L, Oet 13.— The Mai- seppequa hotel atMasseppequa,abont 8 miles from this place was burned at f a- ED. The loss 'is placed, at 560,000. The fire is believed to have been of in- ceadiary origin. Georgia's Election. ATLAXTA, Ga., Oct 13.— 'She official returns from the recent election fn Georgia place Gov. Xorthen's Tote at 135,000, against 65,000 ior. Peek, the alliance candidate.

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